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COPPER PHTHALOCYANINEICSC: 1638
29H,31H-Phthalocyaninato(2-)-N29,N30,N31,N32 copper
Copper, (29H,31H-phthalocyaninato(2-)-N29,N30,N31,N32)-, (SP-4-1)-
Tetrabenzo-5,10,15,20-diazaporphyrinephthalocyanine
C.I. Pigment blue 15
April 2006
CAS #: 147-14-8
EC Number: 205-685-1

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Avoid inhalation of dust.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. 
Eyes   Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Nausea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
 
PACKAGING
 
COPPER PHTHALOCYANINE ICSC: 1638
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
BRIGHT BLUE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes. 

Formula: C32H16CuN8
Molecular mass: 576.1
Decomposes at >250°C
See Notes.
Density: 1.62 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 6.6 (calculated) 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
 

NOTES
Decomposition points in literature range from 250 to 600 degrees C.
On decomposition, combustible substances may be formed, but autoignition does not occur below 350°C. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Copper phthalocyanine (SIDS)